Category Archives: Diversity Perspectives

African American Studies Committee Film Series: The Help

African American Studies Committee Film Series presents The Help Film screening and discussion. Jackson, Mississippi in the 1960s is the setting for this movie that focuses on Black women working as maids for white women. They regarded them as second-class

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Shattering the Silences Series: What do you mean you don’t celebrate Christmas?

  Shattering the Silences Series “What do you mean you don’t celebrate Christmas?” “An interactive discussion on religious pluralism” with Karen Aroesty Utilizing activities from A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE Institute, participants will engage in personal reflection on how MSU’s campus

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Native American Heritage Month Events

Native American Heritage Month November 3, 2014 3:00 PM at South Mall (Strong Hall) The Cherokee Nighthawks Stickball Team Talequah, Oklahoma A demonstration of Cherokee Stickball, one of the ancestral forms of modern LaCrosse November 5, 2014 7:00 PM at

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Presentation: How to defeat ISIS via the Kurdish Road

THE STRONG CHAIR FOR MIDDLE EAST STUDIES AND THE POLITICAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENT WELCOME DR. MICHAEL GUNTER MICHAEL M. GUNTER is a professor of political science at Tennessee Technological University. He is the author of 11 critically praised scholarly books on

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The Queerest Moments of Missouri State University

October is the month to celebrate, not just for the longed-for Fall Pumpkin Spice Latte’s, but for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans*, Queer, Ally (LGBTQA) History Month!  Wednesday, October 1st marks the start of our queerest moment of best known plays

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University-based Mentoring, Support and Partnerships Program

The University-based Mentoring, Support, and Partnerships Program at Missouri State University (MSU) held its first fall gathering on Friday, September 12, 2014. Five junior faculty members and another mentor were welcomed into the program. The program focuses on 5 areas:

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Missouri State receives INSIGHT into Diversity 2014 HEED Award

Missouri State receives INSIGHT into Diversity 2014 HEED Award Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Missouri State University was announced as a recipient of the 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest

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Diversity Studies Minor

Diversity is a focus of this University in that “inclusive excellence” is one of the three “overarching and enduring commitments” of our long-range plan (http://www.missouristate.edu/longrangeplan/). Currently, students can pursue the study of diversity through more specialized programs in African American

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